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  • Top military leader disputes diplomat on Benghazi

    06/12/2013 11:25:23 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 57 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12 Jun 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday that four members of Army special forces in Tripoli were never told to stand down after last year's deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, disputing a former top diplomat's claim that the unit might have helped Americans under siege. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said timing and the need for the unit to help with casualties from Benghazi resulted in orders for the special forces to remain in Tripoli. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, died in two separate attacks several hours apart...
  • CIA and State Dept. Accounts of Benghazi Contradict Gen. Dempsey’s Explanation

    02/04/2013 8:46:57 PM PST · by Rabin · 17 replies
    cnsnews ^ | February 3, 2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    If the story Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, is telling is correct, then the story the State Department Accountability Review Board (ARB) and the Central Intelligence Agency have told is not. If the story the State Department and the CIA have told is correct, than Gen. Dempsey is telling an inaccurate story to explain why the Defense Department sent no help to the State Department and CIA personnel who were attacked by terrorists in Libya on the eleventh anniversary of 9/11